Managing partner of Bodilly CPAs & Consultants LLP. John has been practicing public accounting since 1977. He specializes in providing complete financial and tax consulting services to small business, partnerships and corporations. This includes minimizing income taxes, identifying additional tax deductions, selecting the best choice of entity to operate in, reducing self-employment taxes, selecting the appropriate retirement plan, dealing with IRS, improving the profits of your business, improving the cash flow of your business, strategic planning, determining the value of your business, cost benefit analysis and assistance in obtaining loans. John received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin. John is a member of the AICPA and the WICPA.
Mark Duerst is Sr. Vice President Sales for Hologic, a $2B NASDAQ listed healthcare company and leader in medical equipment, imaging and laboratory diagnostics for women. He has 30 years of experience in senior management positions in sales and marketing, working in both U.S. and world-wide markets. His previous work experience includes founding sales / marketing efforts at GE-LUNAR and working with computer accounting software, test equipment, medical disposables, hearing implants, radiology equipment, biomarkers and pharmaceuticals. Mark has served as a corporate advisor and as an industrial committee representative for several medical societies. In 1978, Mark graduated from UW La Crosse with a BS degree in Business Administration.
Was Managing Director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, which handles the patenting and licensing of discoveries at UW Madison. Prior to WARF, Dick was president of Ohmeda, an international manufacturer of acute care medical devices and equipment, and President of Anaquest, an acute care pharmaceutical products company, both divisions of BOC. Dick is a past or active member of the board of several health care companies. Dick graduated from the University of Iowa Business School in 1963 and the Drexel Institute of Technology in 1966.
Co-founded TomoTherapy Inc. in 1997 and has served as Chairman of its Board of Directors since 1999. He was President of TomoTherapy Inc. from 1997-1999 and Treasurer from 1997-2000. Since 1987, Dr. Mackie has been a professor in the departments of Medical Physics and Human Oncology at the University of Wisconsin, where he established the TomoTherapy research program. He is the inventor on more than 15 patents and also co-founded Geometrics Corporation (which merged with ADAC Corp.). Dr. Mackie currently serves as President of the Medical Physics Foundation, and on the boards of Cellectar Inc., a drug development company, BioIonix Inc., a water treatment company, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Calibration Laboratory. Dr. Mackie has a BSc in Physics from the University of Saskatchewan and a PhD in Physics from the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
Active in angel investing, community service and charitable giving. He is a serial innovator, entrepreneur, retired physician executive and clinician. Nick serves on the Boards of several start-up, life science companies and non-profit, community organizations. He is a mentor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Nick earned a BA from Marquette University, an MD from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MS from the University of Wisconsin. He completed his internal medicine and oncology training at the Universities of Iowa and Wisconsin, respectively, and served in the United States Armed Forces as a Navy flight surgeon.
Andy Shrago was most recently SVP, Sales and Marketing for Prodesse, a company focused on molecular diagnostics for infectious disease. He was an initial investor and senior officer in this start-up in May, 2002. The company was sold to Gen-Probe (San Diego, CA) in October 2009 in a deal totaling $72 million. Andy stayed through March 2010 to complete the sales and marketing integration. Prior to Gen-Probe, he ran his own consulting business (Woodmont Associates 2000-2002) and worked for Datex-Ohmeda (now a GE company 1984-1999) in a variety of positions - financial, marketing and general management. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from Cornell University.
Terry Sivesind has been involved in early stage biotechnology companies in Wisconsin since the early 1980s. He has been a founder in several companies, including PanVera Corporation, Mirus Corporation, Renovar, and Metabiologics.
Brad Taylor is a former investment banker, retiring from Babcock & Brown in Hong Kong in 1998. A former Treasurer and Director of his familys company, the Rhinelander Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Brad worked in New York, Caracas, San Francisco and Hong Kong for Citibank, American Express Bank, Combustion Engineering/Asea Brown Boveri and Babcock & Brown in international banking and project finance. Since retirement, hes authored Wisconsin Where They Row (UW Press, 2005) and The Family Joke Book (Sunstone Press, 2000). A graduate from UW in business (1968) and from Indiana University with an MBA (1970), Brad is the founder and Secretary of Friends of UW Mens Crew, Inc., a 501( c)(3) generating program and endowment funds in support of this oldest UW varsity sport.
For the past several years, Tracy has handled the day-to-day operations of Wisconsin Investment Partners. She was named co-manager in July 2014 and continues in her current role as well as taking on additional roles as a WIP co-manager. Prior to joining WIP, Tracy was with Piper Jaffray and Madison Investment Advisors.